- the power delivered by a generator, motor, power station, or transformer.
- a device that receives power.
verb (used with object)
- to place a large amount of pigment on (a brush).
- to apply a thick layer of pigment to (a canvas).
- (of metal being deep-drawn) to become welded to (the drawing tool).
- (of material being ground) to fill the depressions in the surface of (a grinding wheel).
- (in powder metallurgy) to fill the cavity of (a die).
- to bring (a program or data) into main storage from external or auxiliary storage.
- to place (an input/output medium) into an appropriate device, as by inserting a disk into a disk drive.
verb (used without object)
- to look at; notice; observe.
- to listen to with interest: Did you get a load of what she said?
Origin of load
SYNONYMS FOR load
Related formsload·less, adjectivere·load, noun, verbun·der·load, verb (used with object)
Can be confusedload lode
Examples from the Web for reload
The doctor checked again as the firing squad began to reload.
Is forcing them to stop and reload really a threat to American liberty?Pro-Gun Absolutism: The Gun Lobby’s Push to Privatize Law and Order|Will Marshall|April 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A 61-year-old woman wrestled a fresh magazine away from Loughner as he tried to reload.
Would Lanza really have been gang-rushed by fast-thinking primary school students if he stopped to reload?
Would Lanza really have been gang-rushed by fast-thinking primary school students if he stopped to reload?There's Little We Can Do to Prevent Another Massacre|Megan McArdle|December 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Indians gave chase, but he managed to keep ahead, and even found time to reload his rifle.
It was Dory's duty to reload the gun and push it forward in place for position, each time yelling "Ready!"S.O.S. Stand to!|Reginald Grant
The man had walked beside her, and seating himself upon the edge of the horse trough, began deliberately to reload his pistol.Prairie Flowers|James B. Hendryx
They were shooting from a recumbent position, or resting on one knee; lying flat on their backs to reload.Lights and Shadows in Confederate Prisons|Homer B. Sprague
The noise of the falling barricade warned my friends to reload their revolvers.The King of the Mountains|Edmond About
British Dictionary definitions for reload (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for reload (2 of 2)
- the usual amount borne or conveyed
- (in combination)a carload
- a device that receives or dissipates the power from an amplifier, oscillator, generator, or some other source of signals
- the power delivered by a machine, generator, circuit, etc
verb (mainly tr)
- to add weights to dice in order to bias them
- to arrange to have a favourable or unfavourable position
Word Origin for load
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Idioms and Phrases with reload
In addition to the idioms beginning with load
- loaded for bear
- loaded question
- load off one's feet
- load off one's mind, a
- load the dice
- bricks shy of a load
- carbo load
- get a load of
- take the load off